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Your Music, News, and Weather – Now on radioPup 2.0!

Have you checked out the new radioPup 2.0? The same mobile app that lets you listen to this station anywhere you go now includes the latest posts, videos, and pictures from our website; up-to-date weather forecasts; and commenting with Facebook.

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Wikipedia, Reddit, Cheezburger Network and More Sites to Go Dark in Protest of SOPA

Homework will be harder to do and bar bets tougher to win starting at midnight ET on Tuesday, when Wikipedia will go dark for 24 hours in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), anti-piracy legislation under consideration by the US Congress.

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Wikipedia is Shutting Down for the Entire Day Tomorrow to Protest Congress’s ‘Stop Online Piracy Act’

If you need to get semi-credible information online tomorrow, you're going to have to dig a little deeper than usual. Because Wikipedia is shutting down for the entire day. It's going dark to protest Congress's "Stop Online Piracy Act", or 'SOPA.'

If you haven't been following SOPA, it's legislation working its way through Congress that's designed to crack down on people sharing links to pirated music and movies. But there's a huge problem with it.

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Genius Idea Alert! ‘The Phone Stack’ – The Game That Keeps People from Texting During Dinner

I think it just looks sad when you see a table of people at dinner, and none of them are talking to each other because they're all texting. So I have to call this idea GENIUS.

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David Paul Morris, Getty Images / eyeliam, Flickr
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Got a New Baby? Yes, There’s an App for That

Between feedings, diapers and naps, new parents have a lot to think about. And yes, for all you inquiring tech-savvy parents, there’s an app to help track all that. In fact, there are several. The real question, however, is, “Are they worth the download?”

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Tech-Savvy 4-Year-Old Saves His Unconscious Grandpa with an iPhone [VIDEO]

Four-year-old Kanden Jones may not know the difference between taking a nap and blacking out, but he sure knows how to use an iPhone.

It was a guys’ day for the kid and his grandfather Carl Jones when the two were out deer hunting in the woods. When the worst happened — thankfully not a hunting disaster — Kanden was left with an unconscious grandpa.

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Check Out Some Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids [PHOTOS]

Struggling to decide what to buy for a child this holiday season? Then check out this collection of unique holiday gifts for kids of all ages courtesy of ‘The Early Show.’

Gift ideas include the Scruble Cube, a game that combines the Rubik’s Cube with Scrabble, dolls from the StinkyKids collection, chopsticks for kids with animal toppers and a device that makes rainbows.

Check out some neat holiday gift items for youngsters below. 

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5 Black Friday Apps to Help You Survive the Crowds

Are you pumped for the earlier Black Friday hours? Well, even if you're not, many people are, and that means crowds of clawing and elbowing customers will be looking for the best deals. Whether you're a seasoned Black Friday shopper or someone venturing out into the retail wilderness for the first time, you can save some hair pulling by letting your smart phone do most of the work.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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10 Things We Wish We Could Opt Out of on Facebook

Facebook may have changed the way we communicate, keep up with long lost friends and pretend that we're doing actual work in the office, but it has come at a great cost to privacy. Now the federal government is forcing the social networking giant to ask all 800 million of their users if they wish to “opt out” of certain settings and features that might expose some of their personal information to the entire world.

We applaud these efforts to ensure our privacy, and we think it should be taken even further. Facebook should not only make sure that our most sensitive information isn't exposed to the general public, but they should also ask us if we want to “opt out” of the most annoying causes of social networking headaches that have spread like some virtual flesh eating bacteria that cannot be stopped.

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The Who’s Pete Townshend Calls iTunes a ‘Digital Vampire’

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend would like to see digital retailer iTunes do more to help artists, especially new artists. During the inaugural John Peel Lecture on Monday night Townshend, as promised, questioned if music could survive the cyber world.

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Google Street View — How Do They Do That?

I really didn’t want to cheat and look up exactly how they did it, so I thought of something I could do. I went and looked at a few “street level” views on Google to see if I could tell by looking at some of the images. At first, I just went from block to block looking at things caught on the obvious camera. But where was the camera?

That question was answered with this photo:

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Jason Pier, Flickr
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‘Sexting’ Voted Most Annoying New Tech Word — Survey of the Day

Of all the new words that technology has thrust into the lexicon, “sexting” was voted most annoying.

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